|Herb Mills Solidarity And Morality - Shaping San Francisco|
Herb Mills, retired Secretary-Treasurer of ILWU Local 10, describes here the solidarity among longshoremen on the job which gives rise to moral actors, reinforcing an ethical system of mutual respect and mutual aid that was the underpinning of the longshore union during its heyday from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Keywords: longshoremen; ILWU; morality; solidarity; cooperation; mutual aid
|Herb Mills A Highly Skilled Job - Shaping San Francisco|
Retired Secretary-Treasure of ILWU Local 10 Herb Mills gives an entertaining and eloquent description of the labor process of longshoring pre-containerization, detailing how the solidarity and moral cohesion of the men was created through their shared labor in the holds of ships and on docks along San Francisco's industrial waterfront. Interviewed in 1996 by Chris Carlsson and Steve Stallone for the Shaping San Francisco prjoect.
Keywords: longshoremen; longshoring; dockers; dock work; ILWU; winches; hoists; cranes; solidarity
|Anti Economy League In Eastern Europe April 1990 - Chris Carlsson and Michael Whitson|
In April 1990, some friends toured the East, from East Berlin to Sczcezin, Poland, to Gdansk, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, and finally to Prague, Czechoslovakia. We encountered a wildcat train strike across the border in Poland which at the time seemed rather momentous, with aspiring middle-class politicians representing "Solidarnosc" pitted against the rank-and-file train workers. We rode across Poland in a cab, met anarchists and other radicals along the way, and even have a short clip of the Orange A...
Keywords: Anti-Economy League of San Francisco; Eastern Europe; East Berlin; Poland; Gdansk; Solidarnosc; Solidarity; Warsaw; Wroclaw; Orange Alternative; Prague; Radio Free Prague; Czechoslovakia; dissent; dissident politics